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Safaricom to create 100 millionaires in its largest promotion to date  

Nairobi, Kenya, Feb 19 - Safaricom has announced its largest customer promotion campaign, dubbed “Shukrani...

CMA fines trader Sh166.9m for illegal Govt bond scheme

NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 19 - The Capital Markets Authority has found David Tumaini Maena guilty of irregular...

Sh100b Lokichar-Lamu oil pipeline to be completed by 2022

NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 19 - Construction of the 821km oil pipeline connecting Lokichar oilfields in Northern...

Ask Kirubi +

Develop Hard and Soft skills to build business. #AskKirubi

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 25 - What is it that makes a great and successful business person? Do you need certain...

Why Ndakaini Dam remains ‘empty’ despite rain everywhere

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 2 – They have wondered – sarcastically- whether Ndakaini Dam was so ‘scared’...

Start the New Year Right #AskKirubi

Happy new year my dear friends! Once again we usher in yet another year.  I believe that this is a...

Finance

Banks expect to lend more in 2019 but no jobs growth: CBK survey

NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 13 - Commercial banks project to increase lending in 2019 despite the existing environment of interest rate capping. A market perception...

Telecoms +

Telkom Kenya and Airtel announce plan to merge under Joint Venture agreement

NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 8 - Telkom Kenya Limited and Airtel Networks Kenya have signed a binding agreement to...

Safaricom announces five bundle packages that combine calls and data

NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 8 - Safaricom has announced new monthly bundles that will see customers purchase...

Motorists can now pay KAPS parking with M-Pesa 1Tap card

NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 7-Motorists across the country can now pay for their parking fees using Lipa Na...

Jobs +

Kenya Airways Appoints Clare Ward as its CIO

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 29 - Kenya Airways has appointed Clare Ward as its Chief Information Officer (CIO) effective 23rd January 2019. Ward is an innovative...

Technology +

App-based delivery men highlight India’s growing gig economy

Mumbai, India, Feb 20 - Suraj Nachre works long hours and regularly misses meals but he treasures his...

British MPs call Facebook “digital gangstars” for failing to stop fake news

London, UK, Feb 18 - A scathing British parliamentary report on Monday branded Facebook "digital gangsters"...

Uganda deports MTN chief to Belgium over ‘national security’

Uganda, Kampala, Feb 15 - Uganda deported the Belgian head of South African telecoms giant MTN's local...

The Whiteboard +

Data proliferation, price wars: What 2019 has in store for Kenya’s ICT space

Economic data for the second quarter of 2018 showed a strong pickup of the economy, with real GDP growth averaging 6.0 percent in the first half of 2018...

Energy +

NOCK pushes buck to Energy Ministry in botched cheap cooking gas deal

NAIROBI, Kenya Feb 15 - The National Oil Corporation of Kenya (NOC) has put the Ministry of Energy on...

S.Africa power cuts darken ANC’s election outlook

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Feb 14 - Power outages across South Africa this week have blown up into...

M-Kopa Solar listed among global Cleantech companies

NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 6 - Nairobi-headquartered M-KOPA has been named among the global Cleantech 100 companies...

TED Radio Hour +

TED Radio Hour: Going Undercover

Are deception and secrecy categorically wrong? Or can they be a necessary means to an end? This hour, TED speakers share stories of going undercover to...

Manufacturing +

Mars Wrigley Machakos factory gets global certification for green initiatives

MACHAKOS, Kenya, Feb 18 -  The newly built Mars Wrigley Confectionery factory in Machakos County has...

BAT profits up 22pc to Sh4.1b despite influx of illicit cigarettes

NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 14 - British American Tobacco Kenya has posted a 22 per cent increase in profit...

DCI, KRA close operations of Africa Spirit – maker of Blue Moon, Legend Brandy, Glen Rock

NAIROBI, Kenya, 8 Feb – The Directorate of Criminal Investigations and Kenya Revenue Authority on...

World +

S.Africa to deliver budget faced with debt mountain and blackouts

Johannesburg, South Africa, Feb 20 - South Africa's Finance Minister Tito Mboweni faces a balancing act ahead of his maiden budget Wednesday to reassure...

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#DeepDive: Mobile lending in Kenya – time for a leash?

NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 17 – In a span of six years, there has been a proliferation of mobile platforms...

VIDEO: Is Kenya living beyond its means? Tax experts weigh in #Budget2018

NAIROBI, Kenya, June 14 - National Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich will this afternoon outline...

Telkom Kenya to invest Sh3b in Big Four related infrastructure

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 25 – Telkom is set to invest about Sh3 billion in infrastructure connecting President...